Homeless Services

We believe that all people should have access to safe, stable, and permanent housing. We also believe that those in our community that are unsheltered deserve to have access to services that not only help them in gaining housing, but also services to help them until they are housed. Community Action Partnership of Strafford County provides needed supplies and services in order to survive while unsheltered and provide services to becoming sheltered. We provide services both at our Drop-in Center and through direct outreach to those living outdoors.

If you have an immediate housing need, call now: 603-403-2032

Drop-in Center

A safe place to come and rest with friendly faces.

Located at:
577 Central Ave
Dover, NH

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 11am, 12pm – 4:30pm
Drop-in Center Phone: 603-435-2500 x 3000

Dover Location

Are you homeless or at risk of homelessness? Contact us for help.

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Our Drop-in Center is open Monday through Friday and provides a safe place to get essential supplies and services for living outdoors, as well as assistance towards gaining housing.

Supplies and Services

  • A space to cool down in the summer and warm up during the winter
  • Free coffee, water, and Gatorade
  • Snacks when available (by donation)
  • Toiletries
  • Clothes (when available)
  • Internet access
  • Phone for client use
  • Phone acquisition
  • Access to the CAPSC food pantry
  • Long distance bus/LYFT rides to shelter or services
  • Rides and/or support for court cases
  • Primary Healthcare Med Bus visits on Wednesdays

Direct Outreach Services

  • Visitation to individual encampments in Strafford County
  • Provision of water and non-perishable foodstuffs
  • Propane exchange
  • Referral to our Drop-in Center or main office for services
  • Referral to outside agencies

Shelter Directory

CAPSC provides shelter listings and assistance in contacting shelters for a bed. We cannot guarantee a bed will be provided.

Dover
My Friend’s Place
1-603-749-3017

Greenland
New Generations
(Pregnant Women with Child 1 or Under)
1-603-436-4989

Portsmouth
Cross Roads House
1-603-436-2218

Haven
(Domestic Violence Shelter for Women)
Call our 24-Hour Confidential Support:
1-603-994-7233
Click here to chat with
a confidential Advocate
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

Exeter
Seacoast Family Promise
(Families Only)
1-603-658-8448

Rochester
Homeless Center of Strafford County
(Seasonal Only Shelter)
1-603-332-3065

Ways You Can Make A Difference

At CAPSC, our Mission is our guide. With your help, we can make our Mission a reality for our entire community: to educate, advocate, and assist people in Strafford County to help meet their basic needs and promote self-sufficiency.

1

Sponsor

Thanks to our sponsors, we are able to provide more meals, housing, transportation and other vital services to our community members in need.

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2

Donate

Your generosity is making a difference. We are grateful for any support from the members of our community.

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3

Volunteer

We value our volunteers and the many ways in which they contribute to our mission. Their dedication and commitment are essential to our success, and we are grateful for the gift of their time.

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